Privacy

Your privacy is very important for us. At simplemining.com we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

We do not ask you for personal information unless we really need it. (We can't support services that ask for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.) We do not share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights. We do not store personal information on our servers unless it is necessary for the continued operation of our site. It is simplemining.com's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website visitors

Like most website operators, simplemining.com collects non-personally identifiable information of the kind that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. simplemining.com's purpose in collecting non-personally identifiable information is to better understand how simplemining.com visitors use its website. From time to time, simplemining.com may disclose non-personally identifiable information in the aggregate, for example, by publishing a report on trends in the use of its website.

simplemining.com also collects potentially personally identifiable information such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users who leave comments. simplemining.com only discloses logged-in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifiable information described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and they report to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Collection of personally identifiable information

Certain visitors to the simplemining.com websites choose to interact with simplemining.com in ways that require simplemining.com to collect personally identifiable information. The amount and type of information simplemining.com collects depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive updates from simplemining.com by email, we collect their emails. In each case, simplemining.com collects such information only to the extent necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with simplemining.com. simplemining.com does not disclose personally identifiable information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to provide personally identifiable information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregate statistics

simplemining.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For example, simplemining.com may monitor the most popular pages of the site or use spam filtering by the Akismet service to help identify spam. simplemining.com may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, simplemining.com does not disclose personally identifiable information other than as described below.